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DeAngela Sword

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Montgomery, Ala.

High School:
Carver Montgomery HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS

DeAngela Sword

2008-09: Saw action in 13 games for Louisiana Tech ... Averaged 1.1 points and 0.5 rebounds per game ... Shot 24 percent from the field, 25 percent (1-4) from the three-point line and 60 percent from the free throw line ... Totaled three blocks, two assists and one steal ... Scored a season-high three points in a win over Sam Houston State Dec. 13 ... Grabbed a season-high two rebounds in her college debut against Central Arkansas Nov. 14 ...

High School: Lettered all four years for coach Yvonne Simmons at Carver Montgomery High School ... Averaged 18.0 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game as junior ... Named first team all-state for Class 6A in 2008 ... Nominated for 2008 McDonald's All-American team ... Named all-metro by the Montgomery Advertiser all three years ... Ranked in top five in Alabama according to www.hoopgurlz.com ... Named preseason honorable mention all-American by The Sporting News Magazine and by Dan Olson's Collegiate Girls Basketball Report (prior to senior season) ... Played AAU for coach Krystle Johnson and the Alabama Twisters Black Elite team ... Helped lead the team to the open division national championship title in AAU in summer of 2008 ... Named MVP of the tournament ... Also are a member of the Wolverines track and field team ... Won the Class 6A state title in the long jump in 2006 with a mark of 18-4 ... Was a member of the school's area and sub-regional championship 4 X 400-meter relay ... Ranked No. 1 in senior class with 3.8 grade point average ... Member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta (math honor society) ...

Personal: DeAngela Denise Sword ... Daughter of Edward Ellison Jr. and Rudi Sword ... Has three brothers, Joe, Joshua, and Michael, and two sisters, Margaret and Tamara ... Born Sept. 3, 1989, in Montgomery, Ala.